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Policy Makers Symposium
September 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tickets include breakfast, lunch, and networking reception following the Symposium programming.
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast and Registration Opens
9:00 AM Programming Begins
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Reception
2019 Symposium Panels
Panel: Clean Energy in the Mainstream
Move beyond the headlines to discuss clean energy and environmental issues that are top of mind for businesses, industries and consumers that desire to market their achievements.
Federal – State Innovation Nexus Spotlight
Hear a discussion between Dr. Laura Nelson and Connor Prochaska covering state and federal initiatives to advance early stage technologies that directly impact clean energy in states. This conversation will illuminate how government efforts aim to complement private commercialization actions and support the deployment of new and proven energy technologies in the marketplace.
Panel: Ideas to Action In Innovation: What Comes Next in Clean Energy?
This panel focuses on new technologies and features rising companies that are leading the way when it comes to energy innovation. Panelists will describe how they are bridging the gap between good ideas and deployable clean energy technology.
Panel: Clean Energy at the Giga-Scale: Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions
Explore the power and potential of private sector collaboration toward an increase of clean energy resources and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Panelists will highlight specific success stories and discuss solutions to meeting renewable and net-zero emission goals.
Panel: Technology Leadership: American-Made Solutions for the World
Here we highlight the United States’ comparative advantage in the clean energy space and discuss the conditions that are needed to create U.S.-based jobs and for the U.S. to export goods and services in the emerging clean energy global economy. It will also highlight state efforts for establishing a leadership position in emerging markets.
Empowering Women through Clean Energy
Education and Empowerment (C3E) a key initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Panel: Global Clean Energy Finance
This panel looks at new and emerging trends in the finance community that address surging demand and funding for the next generation of clean energy technology. It will also identify current regulatory and policy barriers to financing advanced clean energy technologies.
NCEW Policy Makers Symposium Schedule*
9:00 AM: Opening Remarks
9:05 AM: Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY)
9:15 AM: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
9:30 AM: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL)
9:45 AM: Panel 1: Clean Energy in the Mainstream
10:20 AM: Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)
10:35 AM: Panel 2: Technology Leadership: American-Made Solutions for the World
11:15 AM: U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) and CRES Senior Advisor & Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
12:35 PM: Panel 3: Clean Energy at Giga-Scale: Achieving Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions
1:05 PM: FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee
1:35 PM: Federal-State Innovation Nexus Spotlight
2:00 PM: Panel 4: Ideas to Action In Innovation: What Comes Next in Clean Energy?
2:40 PM: Suzie Jaworowski Remarks on Empowering Women through Clean Energy
3:00 PM: Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA)
3:35 PM: Rep. Garret Graves (R-LA)
3:50 PM: U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Julia Pyper, Greentech Media
4:15 PM: Panel 5: Global Clean Energy Finance
4:55 PM: Concluding Remarks
*Subject to change